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London, SW34HS United Kingdom

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October 2017
£105
Oct19

Painting Autumn Fruits

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Spend some quality time capturing the charming detail of seasonal fruits in watercolour. These include rosehips, poppy seedheads, dogwood fruits, hawthorn berries and sunflower seeds. Advice on technique and individual assistance will be offered. With Lucy T. Smith, Botanical Artist. Lucy T Smith in a freelance Australian botanical artist based in the UK, and for the past 14 years has produced many illustrations and paintings for the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew.  She has received numerous awards for her work, including two gold medals from the RHS,…

£17
Oct19

Supper Talk: ‘The Joys and Powers of Herbs’ with Judith Hann

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Supper Talk: 'The Joys and Powers of Herbs' with Judith Hann Join Judith Hann to hear about her passion for growing and cooking with herbs. Although she is known as a science broadcaster, and as a respected presenter of Tomorrow’s World for 20 years, Judith has always been interested in food. Her real interest in using herbs started in the late 80s, while presenting the BBC series The Taste of Health, cooking with famous chefs like Raymond Blanc, Antonio Carluccio, Madhur Jaffrey and Claudia Roden.…

£13
Oct24

Chocolate Tuesday – FULLY BOOKED

- at Chelsea Physic Garden

Join us to delve into the world of chocolate, create your own unique blend and taste some unusual flavours! During the day you'll have the chance to look into the rich history, geography and science of chocolate and celebrate this very special substance and find out how it links to Chelsea Physic Garden. The day will include craft activities, a Garden tour, chocolate tasting and the chance to create your own mixtures to take away. There’ll also be a gourmet…

£13
Oct25

Living Colour Family Activity Day – natural dyes and more

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Explore the world of colour all around us. Why and how do plants and animals use it to their advantage? How can we use it to make our world more interesting?   Textile artist Lara Hailey will talk about the past, present and future of textiles and dyes – see the plants on which we rely for our clothes, and help you make your own beautiful and unique dyed creations and plant your own colourful garden to take home. Via a…

£13
Oct27

Silk // Unwoven Histories

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Join Studio Cultivate at Chelsea Physic Garden in 2017 for Silk // Unwoven Histories, as we take you on a journey of story-telling and garden exploration. Weaving our way through Ancient China, to the Roman Empire, and across the war-torn seas of the European Age of Discovery, we'll learn how a smuggling princess, ruthless pirates and one humble worm came together to help a simple fabric conquer the world. An exciting event for the whole family. Through a mix of…

November 2017
£29
Nov02

Behind the Scenes Tour

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Join Nell Jones, Acting Head Gardener, or another member of the senior gardening team on one of the monthly behind the scenes tours. Explore areas of the Garden that are not usually open to the public and find out more about the work involved to manage a botanical collection. Please scroll down to book.

£17
Nov02

Supper Talk: Grandma’s Herbal Remedies, Fact and Fiction

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Grandma’s Herbal Remedies, Fact and Fiction - with Jekka McVicar Thursday November 2nd, 6-8.15pm, £17 (incl. a glass of wine and Garden entry) An entertaining illustrated talk that explains how herbs have been used throughout the ages , some with dire consequences, but many  have been, and  still are, of great benefit to man. ‘Plants can survive without us, we cannot survive without plants’. Jekka McVicar is an organic gardening expert, author and broadcaster, particularly on the cultivation and use…

£36
Nov06

Tree and Fruit Identification -FULLY BOOKED

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During this practical course looking closely at leaves, twigs, fruits, bark and outline of trees, you will start in the classroom and then walk in the Chelsea Physic Garden to put it all into practice. You will develop skills and confidence to observe the key features which help to identify  trees, and get to know more about some of the special specimens in the Garden. With Letta Jones -  Lecturer in Horticulture and Garden History. Useful books Hillier's  Manual of…

£105
Nov10

Screen-Printing for Beginners – FULLY BOOKED

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Screen printing is a versatile process that allows you to experiment with exciting and expressive techniques such as creating your own stencils to print with. In this hands on class you will be shown practical ways to implement your ideas. We will be exploring the building of colour onto sample prints and pushing boundaries within your designs. This workshop is aimed at beginners through to experienced printers. Nicole will guide you though each process, resulting in a collection of samples…

December 2017
£29
Dec07

Behind the Scenes Tour

- at Chelsea Physic Garden

Join Nell Jones, Acting Head Gardener, or another member of the senior gardening team on one of the monthly behind the scenes tours. Explore areas of the Garden that are not usually open to the public and find out more about the work involved to manage a botanical collection. Please scroll down to book.

£17
Dec07

Supper Talk: ‘Fashioned from Nature’ with Edwina Ehrman

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'Fashioned from Nature' with Edwina Ehrman December 7th, 6.00-8.15pm, £17 (incl. a glass of wine and Garden entry) Drawing on research for the Victoria and Albert Museum’s forthcoming exhibition about the relationship between fashion and nature, curator Edwina Ehrman will discuss the role of several plants in clothing and decorating the body from flax,  cotton and pineapple fibre to rubber and vegetable ivory. The talk will explore the histories of these plants, their role in fashion and the social and…

£67
Dec11

Wreath-making Masterclass

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In this 2.5-hour session you will be guided through the wreath-making process giving you a wonderful wreath to take home as well as the skills to make your own in the future. A brief tour of the garden and coffee will be available before the workshop. All materials will be provided. With Jo Woodward Jo founded Columbia Creative in 2013 after leaving a career in the music industry to pursue her dream of combining a talent for event management with…

£67
Dec11

Wreath-making Masterclass

- at Chelsea Physic Garden

In this 2.5-hour session you will be guided through the wreath-making process giving you a wonderful wreath to take home as well as the skills to make your own in the future. A brief tour of the garden and coffee will be available before the workshop. All materials will be provided. With Jo Woodward Jo founded Columbia Creative in 2013 after leaving a career in the music industry to pursue her dream of combining a talent for event management with…

£105
Dec15

Leaf-inspired Jewellery

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This beginner's class is for anyone who is new to working with metal clay and would like to spend an exciting day experimenting and learning new techniques to make a beautiful leaf pendant from one of the plants growing at Chelsea Physic Garden. With Liz Pearson The cost of £105 includes all materials, coffee, tea & cake and a light lunch. Please scroll down to buy tickets 9.30 Arrivals, settling down and refreshments. 9.50/10.00 Welcome and introductions Induction to the…

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